[opam-devel] How to manage a package manager (Was: Re: [opam] Build clarification (#1149))

Roberto Di Cosmo roberto at dicosmo.org
Sat Feb 1 14:12:22 GMT 2014

On Sat, Feb 01, 2014 at 02:53:06PM +0100, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
> On 1 Feb 2014, at 14:40, Roberto Di Cosmo <roberto at dicosmo.org> wrote:
> > 
> >> This is a very tricky interaction to get right, 
> > 
> > Really? I would like to know more about this; please add the factual elements
> > to #1150
> I think the overall problem element is obvious: the opam binary within the
> opam installation will be picked up very suddenly during package installation
> and upgrades.
> Rather than me listing why every single feature of OPAM would potentially break
> (consider the 'repo upgrade' step that OPAM 1.0 -> 1.1 does), I would again
> suggest that you provide a strong motivation for why you want the feature in the
> first place.

Sorry, I really do not understand what you mean. On my side, I do believe I made
my point clear enough, and I see no point in continuing this exchange.

Have a nice week-end


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